Linda Rajhvajn Bulat was born on May 31th, 1981, in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2004 she graduated at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, and in 2011 she acquired her Ph.D. in social sciences, field of social psychology, at the same faculty. She is a research associate, in the scientific field of social sciences, since 2014.
From March 2005 she works as a teaching assistant and from December 2011 as a senior teaching assistant at the Department of Social Work, Faculty of Law in Zagreb. In 2013–2014 she was the Croatian research team leader for the international project Child Participation in Justice, led by European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), and conducted by Croatian Law Centre in Croatia. Projects under mentoring of professor Marina Ajduković, in which she participated as researcher, were Risk factors for developing youth internalizing and externalizing problems from adolescents' perspective, Multiple victimization in childhood, family exposure to stressors and risks for adolescents’ psychosocial adjustment (2013–2014), financed by the University of Zagreb, and Children, Youth, Families and Social Development of Croatia (2007–2013) and Psychosocial needs of children in children homes and foster families (2005–2006), financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports. Also, she was a member of an expert team for improving quality of teaching as part of international Tempus project Development of models for improving quality on Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb (2006), and associate on international project CONNECT (Components, organization, costs and outcomes of health care and community based interventions for people with posttraumatic stress following war and conflict in the Balkans), in Croatia led by the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb (2004–2005).
She published 6 original scientific papers, 1 chapter in book, and actively participated in numerous Croatian and international scientific and professional conferences.
The role of civil society in large scale crisis events: response actions of the Society for Psychological Assistance in the areas impacted by earthquake
Children's subjective wellbeing - what was the role of crisis events in 2020?
Stressful experiences and subjective wellbeing of children during large-scale crisis events
Internalising problems of adolescents in the context of the school environment
Subjective well-being of children in Croatia
Psychosocial functioning of adolescents with different types of behavioural problems
Prolonged autoaggression in the context of adolescents’ resilience, family victimization and stressful life events
Psychosocial functioning of high school students in the context of different sociodemographic characteristics
Contribution of Individual and Environmental Variables in Explaining Adolescents' Externalising Behaviours
Adolescents' autoaggressive behaviors in the context of different sociodemographic characteristics
How are our kids? Preliminary results from a national survey of child subjective well-being
How are the children? Subjective well-being of children in Croatia
Subjective well-being of adolescents in the context of different socio-demographic characteristics
Using the Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale in assessing internalizing problems in adolescents
Evaluation of practice teaching - perspective of graduate social work students
Budi Izvor - Practical manual for group work leaders of workshops for children and youth
The internalising and externalising problems of adolescents in Croatia : Socio-demographic and family victimisation factors
Adolescents’ mental health in the context of family financial status
Sources of the resilience of adolescents who experienced family violence
Quality assurance of higher education institutions in the context of establishing a Croatian qualification framework
Divorce reasons as determinants of parental care agreement
Cyberbullying in the context of close relationships and Internet addiction
The role of the resilience in connection between family material status and adolescents' intenalizing problems
Prediction of adolescents' subjective well- being in the context of parental variables and attachment to school
The effect of poverty and family economic hardship on adolescents' psychological well- being: The challenge for psychologists' research and activities
The role of parents and peers in understanding female adolescent sexuality – testing perceived peer norms as mediators between some parental variables and sexuality
Socio-demographic characteristics and family victimization as predictors of internalizing and externalizing problems
Relationship between religiousness and sexuality in female adolescents – Do parents have a mediating role?
Students' field placement evaluation - students' perspective
Guide on the exercise of the rights of the child to information, express his or her views, a representative and child-friendly procedure in divorce proceedings and on parental care
Internalized problems of the youth in general population and community residential homes
Risk behavior of adolescents, victimization in the family and internalized problems
Internalizing and externalizing adolescents' problems in the context of family victimization and peer relations
Experience with family violence and current life circumstances as predictors of mothers' risks for child abuse
Qualitative analysis of experiences with electronic violence in homes for children with behavioral problems
Internalizing and externalizing problems – How to plan appropriate prevention and intervention strategies for adolescents with different combination of mental problems?
Differences between categories of school children according to their peer violence perpetration and victimization status
Challenges of Studying Children and Youth Self- Concept in the Studies of Social-Behavioural Problems
Educational needs and experiences with traumatized clients of social workers who work in centres for social welfare
Adolescents internalizing problems in context of socio demographic factors, victimisation and psychosocial adjustment
Childhood trauma as a predictor of risk for child abuse perpetrated by mothers
Psychological crisis situation in childhood: intervention and prevention opportunities
Psychosocial adjustment of adolescents involved in electronic peer violence
The role of parents and peers in predicting of female adolescents' sexuality - Are peers mediators in relationship between family and girls' sexual behaviour?
Family and Psychosocial Determinants of Youth Peer Violence
Perception of family financial status and high school students' psychosocial functioning
Peer relations and peer norms as determinants of female adolescents' sexual behaviour
Environmental and personal determinants of female adolescents' sexual behaviour
A longitudinal study of depressiveness in children in public care
Convention Review - II. Croatian congress of applied psychology: "Protecting the health of children and young people"
Relationship of female adolescents' sexual behaviour with their self-concept and communication with parents
Prevention - (re)habilitation - psycho education - through interdisciplinary: 15th annual conference of Croatian psychologists
Agressive and prosocial behaviour of children in children's homes
Impact of stress and daily hassles on mental health of children in public care in Croatia
Children Mental Health Follow-Up in Youth Communities of the SOS-Children’ s Village
Stress of children in public care in Croatia: Implication for social workers
Characteristics of life and psychosocial needs of boys and girls growing up in foster families
What interventions are provided to help traumatized people and what was really used by them?
Importance of Child Depression Inventory in the assessment of mental health of children and adolescents in public care
Longitudinal study of depression of children in public care
Psychosocial help appropriate to gender and sex specificities - Experiences of practitioners in Center for social care Zagreb
Applying content analysis to a web forum used by Zagreb Faculty of Law students
Convention Review - First Croatian Conference on Supervision
Explorations of depression and self-esteem correlates in empowering children in public care
Relation between high-school students' aggressiveness and sociometric status
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